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Tokyo Olympics opens in front of an almost empty Stadium

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The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have formally begun with one of the most unusual opening ceremonies the Games are ever likely to see, attended by the Emperor of Japan and the first lady of the USA at a largely empty Olympic Stadium. Originally scheduled for 2020, one of the most anticipated global sporting events is finally getting underway amid pandemic and...

Thousands of Worldwide Websites turned Dark Online

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Video games, travel, web streaming services, banking, and shipping were among the industries affected by a problem with cloud provider Akamai Technologies, which appeared to have taken thousands of websites offline worldwide. Google, AT&T, Amazon Web Services, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and GoDaddy domain services were among the companies that started reporting outages on Thursday morning. Akamai, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, next...

Russia files Human Rights complaint against Ukraine

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The Russian Prosecutor General's Office has filed the first inter-state complaint in the country’s history with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Ukraine, accusing it of multiple violations of the European Convention on Human Rights. Russian prosecutors request that ECHR apply temporary measures "to oblige Ukraine to immediately end flagrant violations", such as blocking of fresh water supplies...

Hezbollah retaliates in response to the Israeli airstrikes against Syria

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Rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israel early Tuesday morning, as sirens sounded in the Western Galilee at around 4 a.m., after two rocket launches were detected. The last time rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israel was during the recent Gaza war, when four were fired on May 19, 2021. Although the Iron Dome air-defense system shot down one of...

Colombia trying to bypass Caribbean Oil Exploration

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After an exceptionally tough 2020 and poor start to 2021 for Colombia’s oil industry, the country’s energy ministry is betting on an offshore oil exploration boom to revive the economically crucial hydrocarbon sector’s fortunes. A lack of major hydrocarbon discoveries for more than two-decades, coupled with a lack of proved petroleum reserves, are weighing heavily on Colombia’s economy. Those issues are...

Israel strikes Syria during Family Holiday celebrated by Muslims

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According to Syrian state television and local reports, Syrian anti-air defenses were engaging hostile targets over the central city of Homs early on Thursday morning, which were identified as Israeli. Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported, citing a Syrian military source, that the attack was launched by aircraft northeast of Beirut, Lebanon, and aimed at targets across the Homs countryside...

Russia deploying Missile Defense Forces against NATO aggression

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The teams of S-300 ‘Favorit’ and S-400 ‘Triumf’ surface-to-air missile systems of Russia’s Central Military District assumed combat positions in new areas during large-scale maneuvers in seven Russian regions in the Volga area, the Urals, Siberia and southern Russia. The drills were held in the Samara, Saratov, Sverdlovsk, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk and Krasnoyarsk Regions and the Republic of Khakassia, the District...

Russian Black Hole Submarine sneaks through NATO Minefield

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The crew of the Black Sea Fleet’s Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarine Kolpino practiced breaching a notional enemy’s minefields in drills, the Fleet’s press office reported last week. The crews of the Black Sea Fleet’s submarine Kolpino and the minesweeper Ivan Golubets held a joint exercise to breach a minefield set up by the notional enemy’s warships in the Black...

Bill Gates & Soros join forces to Profit from the Covid-19 Industry

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Far-left ultra-elite globalist billionaire’s Bill Gates and George Soros have joined forces to control and dominate the Covid-19 industry. The quiet launch of a new venture combining a George Soros group with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation should send chills down the spines of everyone who knows just how evil these two men really are. On the surface, these things...

UK permanently deploys Warships to South China Sea

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The United Kingdom has announced plans to permanently deploy a fleet of naval vessels to Japan, sailing through the South China Sea, as Western countries increase engagement in the Pacific region. The UK announced on Tuesday that it will be permanently deploying two naval vessels to waters surrounding Japan later this year ahead of the HMS ‘Queen Elizabeth’-led aircraft carrier...

China Global Eco Forum 2021 held in Guiyang

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On July 13, the agricultural session of the Eco Forum Global Guiyang 2021 - Smart Agriculture Boosts Agricultural Innovation and Green Leading the Industry's Future was held in Guiyang, according to Guizhou Provincial Agriculture and Rural Affairs Department. Well-known experts, scholars and industry leaders from home and abroad discussed topics such as the status qua of global food security, the...

European Fascism now also spreading to EU High Court System

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The spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the EU of “embracing” the fascist past of the European continent, after a top court ruled that employers can ban religious symbols, including the headscarf. The ruling passed this week by the European Court of Justice is “totally wrong” and “an attempt to lend legitimacy to racism,” Fahrettin Altun, the...

Aramco’s $75 billion yearly dividend cripples the Oil Company

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Having opened up the books of Aramco to the scrutiny of the international investment community in the run-up to the December 2019 IPO, so toxic a proposition was Aramco considered to be by then that a range of increasingly desperate measures were taken to sell even a small proportion of the originally intended stake. The most desperate of these was...

Germany needs better Climate-Protection after Catastrophic Floods

During a visit to Germany's heavily flooded areas, Chancellor Angela Merkel said the country will continue to “oppose” the destructive forces of nature, but a policy is needed that would focus more on climate than it did before. The chancellor arrived in the western state of Rhineland-Palatinate on Sunday to get the real picture of what she called surreal “ghostly...

Israeli Citizenship Apartheid Law collectively punishes its Palestinian citizens

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The government in the Apartheid State of Israel has, for the first time since 2003, failed to renew its controversial Citizenship Law.  According to the Mossawa Center, a Haifa-based civil and human rights organization for Palestinian citizens of Israel, the Citizenship Law is a racist form of collective punishment that prevents tens of thousands of Palestinian families from reuniting with...

China Crypto Crackdown causes a Mining Exodus

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The cryptocurrency industry in China was further hit today as Anhui province said it would close all crypto mining operations due to energy consumption concerns. The province in east China will shut down the energy-intensive projects as part of a package of changes to address a power supply shortage. Cryptocurrency prices continued to drop overnight, with Bitcoin down just over 4%,...

Terminator-2 Tanks join the Russian military

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Russia's Ural-Vagon-Zavod machine building company, part of Rostec State Corporation, has started serial supplies of Terminator-2 tank support fighting vehicles for the Russian Armed Forces to defend it borders against NATO's extending aggression. Recent local wars and armed conflicts have revealed that armored fighting vehicles operating in dense urban areas and rough terrain are particularly vulnerable to anti-tank rocket-propelled grenade...

Deadly floods ravage Germany and other parts of Western Europe

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The death toll rose to more than 100 in western and central Europe after rounds of heavy rainfall caused rivers to burst their banks, producing disastrous flooding that washed away houses and roadways. And the death toll may continue to increase as floodwaters begin to gradually recede. More than 125 people are dead and dozens of others missing in Germany...

Xiaomi overtakes Apple in global smartphone market

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China’s Xiaomi Corporation has become the world’s second biggest smartphone producer, beating USA rival Apple Inc by 3% in global shipments. Xiaomi landed a 17% share in global smartphone shipments in the second quarter of 2021, behind Samsung with 19%, a report from research agency Canalys revealed. Apple came in third, with a 14% share of the market. “Xiaomi is growing...

Greenland has decided to drop all Future Exploration for Oil

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Greenland. like New Zealand has abandoned all future oil exploration after the government responded to environmental concerns, according to Danish media. Naalakkersuisut, as the island’s government is called, has decided that the environmental consequences of oil exploration and production are too big. Greenland’s government, which is led by the socialist IA party, has been in office since winning elections in April...

USA Opioid Overdose Deaths hit new record in 2020

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Amid the spread of Covid-19 and economic shutdown, more than 93,000 people died of drug overdoses in the US last year – an increase of 30% since 2019, and a record high. The majority of these deaths were caused by opioids. Data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday makes for grim reading. 93,331 people...

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